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We hope to see you at the 

2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar

Saturday, September 29th in Ft. Myers!


Seminar Event Hosted at Keiser University

9100 Forum Corporate Parkway
Ft. Myers, FL 33905

8:30 am -4:30 pm

 

This year’s seminar will have 6 CLE units and the theme will be

CONSTRUCTING THE EMPOWERED PARALEGAL! 


Registration Deadline Extended thru Monday, Sept. 24th!


Go to Event Registration to Register for Seminar Today!


At FAPA, we strive to host quality legal educational seminars which 

attract paralegals and other legal support staff from across the State of Florida. 


Session Topics include: #MeToo: Employment Harassment Epidemic; 

International Law, Tourism & Travel during the age of Terrorism; 

Cybersecurity & The Law Firm's Responsibilities; 

Eminent Domain & Impact of Growth on Real Property; 

Complex Litigation & Construction Defects/Disputes; and 

Maximizing Success & Ethics in a Legal Profession.  



Saturday Evening Social Event

Sponsored by Gold & Silver Sponsors!

5:30 to 7:30 pm at Hyatt Place at The Forum

Click here to sign up for the Social Event!



 Hotel Accommodations:

 Hyatt Place at The Forum

2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, FL 33905

$89 (Double) or $72 (King), plus fees & tax per night

Call 800-993-4601 and ask for FAPA for group rate (G-IFAA) or 

make reservations online. Group rate expires August 28, 2018.



2018 FAPA Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:

(as of 8.22.2018)







FAPA Association Members (SFPA, SWFPA, NEFPA & TBPA), via their Delegates,
are also Sponsors/Supporters of the FAPA Seminar and their individual association members
are eligible to register under special member rates for attending the FAPA Seminar.


FAPA reserves the right to modify the agenda, speakers and/or topics, reschedule or cancel 

this Seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances


Sponsors and Exhibitors

2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar

We are still accepting Sponsors & Exhibitors! 

If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the Seminar, 

held in Ft. Myers on Saturday, September 29, 2018,

please register now online by clicking here

or contact the FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org

 

A Social Networking Event after the Seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

held at Hyatt Place At The Forum, near Keiser University.

Gold & Silver Sponsors will be Hosting this event as part of their sponsorship!

See the hotel accommodation information above.


All Exhibitors and Sponsors will need to sign the

Sponsor/Exhibitor Commitment Form  

whether or not you have registered online. 

Once completed and signed, please send a scanned copy to the

FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org

 

Should you not able to join us in Ft. Myers this year, however, would like to support FAPA by donating items for the seminar, such as tote bags or marketing (swag) goodies 

for the attendees, door prizes, or sponsor a meal break, 

please contact FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org .

You'll receive recognition as a "Special" sponsor. 

 

  

 

 

Upcoming events

    • 29 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Keiser University, Ft. Myers Campus
    Register

    2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar

     

    FAPA's Annual Seminar in Ft. Myers!

         

    Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 

    Seminar Facility: Keiser University

    (Ft. Myers Campus locate at 9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy, Ft. Myers FL 33905)

                          

    (Plans are underway! The Hyatt Place at The Forum is offering a
    to special group rate 
    for overnight accommodations and Social Networking Event! 

    Go to Events main page for further details!)


    Sponsors & Exhibitors - Sign up Now!

     

    If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar, please see the attached Sponsor & Exhibitor Commitment Form for details regarding the Sponsorships & Exhibiting. Register online today before all sponsorships or exhibitor spaces are booked! This year we have Patron, Silver & Gold Sponsorships, in addition to event Exhibitors, so check out the Commitment Form for details.


    Silver & Gold Sponsors are sponsoring the Social Networking Event
    held after the seminar from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Hyatt Place. 


    Should you not able to attend, however, would like to be a sponsor to support the event in being a special sponsor of a meal break, swag or the seminar tote bags, and receive recognition as a "Special" Sponsor, then please contact the FAPA Seminar Committee at seminar@fapainc.org.

     

     

    Please note that you will need to send a signed copy of the

    Commitment Form (see link above) to seminar@fapainc.org 

    even if you register online. 

       

     

      

        

    • 29 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Keiser University, Ft. Myers, FL 33905
    Register

    2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar Constructing the Empowered Paralegal!




    Saturday, September 29, 2018 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

    Location: Keiser University - Ft. Myers Campus

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Ft. Myers, FL 33905

     

       

        (6 CLE units, including 1 of Ethics!*)

    *Approved by NFPA & Pending by NALA!
    Qualifies for maintaining FRP credentials.



    Seminar Registration Deadline Extended: September 24, 2018

    Limited Seating Remaining!


    All seminar fees must be paid & received upon online registration. 

    As of September 5th, all payments must be made via online payment.


     

    FAPA has once again lined up dynamic speakers who will be 

    presenting substantive and ethics sessions on current topics 

    for its Annual Seminar this year!  
    We will also be hosting a Social Networking Event after the
    seminar sponsored by the Silver & Gold Sponsors!
    So come join us in beautiful Ft. Myers
    on September 29th!


    Speakers & Topics:


    Jeff Alluri, VP of Element
    Cybersecurity: A Law Firm’s Responsibilities


    John Potanovic, Esq. of Henderson Franklin

    #MeToo: Addressing the Harassment Epidemic in the Workplace


    Kristie A. Scott, Esq. of Knott Ebelini Hart

    Maximizing Success & Ethics in a Legal Profession


    Jarred D. Duke, Esq. of Henderson Franklin

    Construction Law: Defects & Chapter 558 Pre-Suit Matters


    Kenneth A. Jones, Esq. of Roetzel & Andress (NEW SPEAKER!)
    (Stepping in for Andrew Diaz, Esq. of Gaylord Merlin Ludovici & Diaz)

    Eminent Domain – Laws & Impact of the Right to Take Real Property


    Pamella A. Seay. Esq., Seay International Law PA & Prof. at FGCU

    International Law & Travel: Responding to Issues while Traveling Abroad


    Seminar Registration*:


    $75.00 - Discount Special (replaces "Regular Rates" below)

    Discount Special offered for remaining limited seating while available.

    Once seats are sold out, registration will close if before 9/20/2018, unless otherwise notified.

    Not applicable to Students & Early Bird Special Registrants.


    $125 - FAPA Member - Regular Rate

    $150 - Non-FAPA Member - Regular Rate

    $50.00 - Student - Regular Rate

    $25.00 - Student (Keiser Univ.) Regular Rate

    FAPA Members are members of SFPA, SWFPA, TBPA, NEFPA & Direct FAPA members. 

    Students must provide proof of enrollment (email to admin@fapainc.org)


    FAPA Association Members (SFPA, SWFPA, NEFPA & TBPA), via their FAPA Delegates,
    are Sponsors/Supporters of the FAPA Seminar and their individual association members
    are eligible to register under special member rates for attending the FAPA Seminar.



    Seminar General Agenda

    8:30-9:10 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
    9:10-12:00 p.m. Opening Remarks & Speaker Sessions
    12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
    1:00-4:10 p.m. Afternoon Speaker Sessions
    4:10-4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks & Final Door Prizes Awarded
    5:30-7:30 p.m. Social Event at the Hyatt Place At The Forum!

    *See information at the bottom of this registration page for deadline details and disclaimers.

    Social Networking Event!


    Remember to sign up to attend the

    Social Networking Event

    held shortly after the seminar on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

    at the Hyatt Place At The Forum! 


    Space is limited for this social event, so don't forget to sign up!


    You must be registered to attend the 2018 FAPA Annual Seminar 

    in order to attend this social event.

     

    Event sponsored by our Gold & Silver Sponsors!

     

     

    Hotel Accommodations:

        

    Hyatt Place At The Forum

    2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, FL 33905
     Register online directly via the link below
    or call 800-993-4601 for "FAPA" Group Special Rate (G-IFAA):

    Hyatt Place - hotel guestroom registration

    $72 (King) or $89 (Double) per night, plus fees and taxes 

    (includes Parking, Wi-Fi, Gym, & Pool)   

    Deadline to reserve room under group rate is: August 28, 2018.
    After this date, hotel's current rates apply.


    2018 Seminar Sponsors & Exhibitors:


    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) 

    Trial Consulting Services (TCS) 

    Riesdorph Reporting Group (RRG) 
    Registered Agent Solutions Inc. (RASi)

    Monzingo Legal Recruiting
    Premier Executive Center

    National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)


    FAPA Association Members (SFPA, SWFPA, NEFPA & TBPA), via their FAPA Delegates,
    are Sponsors/Supporters of the FAPA Seminar and their individual association members
    are eligible to register under member rates for attending the FAPA Seminar.


    FAPA reserves the right to modify the agenda, speakers, topics, registration, reschedule or cancel

    this seminar event without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. 


    Early Bird Special Fees are effective thru September 5, 2018. 

    Registration will close September 20, 2018, unless otherwise posted. 

    Continental Breakfast & Lunch are included in the registration fees.

    Fees are effective and due at time of registration. 

    Refunds will be provided less a $25 Cancellation Fee 

    for cancellations requested by September 20, 2018. 

    No refunds provided thereafter.

    • 29 Sep 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Hyatt Place at the Forum; 2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, FL 33905
    Register

     

    2018 FAPA Seminar

     

    Social Networking Event

    Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

     

    Location:

    Hyatt Place at the Forum
    2600 Champion Ring Road, Ft. Myers, FL  33905

         

    Please join us for the Saturday Evening Social Event and 

    say "Thank You" to our Seminar Silver & Gold Sponsors for sponsoring

     our 2018 FAPA 11th Annual Seminar - Social Networking Event. 


    Space is limited to the first 25 registrants, so sign up now for this social event 

    after you have registered for the 2018 FAPA Seminar.

     

    Initial 2018 Seminar Sponsors:
    National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA)

    Trial Consulting Services (TCS)
    Riesdorph Reporting Group (RRG)
    Registered Agent Services, Inc. (RASi)


     (Event is for seminar registrant attendees only please)

     

    Thank you!

    Mary Ann Myskiw-Jones, ACP, FRP

    FAPA President

    seminar@fapainc.org

     

          

                

    FAPA reserves the right to modify and/or cancel this social event 

    without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

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